Podcast Location:
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Categories:
Pensions Law
Tax Law
CPD Points:
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Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Regulated by the Bar Standards Board:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

Regulated by ILEX:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This CPDcast series aims to ensure that practitioners are familiar with the recent developments in pensions law as a result of the introduction of the Taxation of Pensions Act 2014 and the Pension Schemes Act 2015.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the effect on pensions of the Taxation of Pensions Act 2014;
  • Understand the effect on pensions of the Pension Schemes Act 2015;
  • Ensure an understanding of terms such as “safeguarded benefits”, “flexible benefits” and “flexi-access drawdown”;
  • Understand when a member is required to seek independent financial advice in respect of a transfer;
  • Become aware of limits on the right to a statutory cash equivalent transfer;
  • Understand the changes to trivial commutation and small sums Learn how the changes affection the provision and content of pension scheme material.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Legislative Updates
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Part 2 of this course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

Part 2 of this course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Part 2 Podcast Length: 27:09

Date Recorded: 14th April 2015

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